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Menstruation doesn't disturb brain functioning: Study

Menstruation doesn't disturb brain functioning: Study

Wondering if this anecdotal evidence could be scientifically proven, the team set out to shed some light on this controversial topic.

Playing musical instrument may protect brain health, enhance function

Playing musical instrument may protect brain health, enhance function

The finding could lead to the development of brain rehabilitation interventions through musical training, researchers said.

Want to improve your brain function? Start walking regularly!

Want to improve your brain function? Start walking regularly!

 A new study has found that a moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce the symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain.

Scientists identify brain 'switch' that can help improve blood circulation

Scientists identify brain 'switch' that can help improve blood circulation

A new study has discovered a protein "switch" within the tiny wire-like capillaries of the brain that helps in increasing the blood flow which ensures optimal brain function.

Life after death? Patient's brain continues to function 10 minutes after death, baffling scientists!

Life after death? Patient's brain continues to function 10 minutes after death, baffling scientists!

The study was conducted with an aim to learn how a human body responds when taken off life support, which would further help answer questions regarding organ donation.

Plant compounds may boost brain power in elderly

Plant compounds may boost brain power in elderly

People get these compounds, known as carotenoids, from their diets, and two of them - lutein and zeaxanthin - have been shown in previous research to bolster eye and cognitive health in older adults. 

Healthy lifestyle helps improve brain function: Study

Healthy lifestyle helps improve brain function: Study

One should lead a healthy lifestyle as it helps in improving the brain function.

Here's why women have sharper memory than men!

Here's why women have sharper memory than men!

Memory loss is a well-documented consequence of the ageing process. 

Muscle strength may help to improve brain function

Muscle strength may help to improve brain function

The findings show a positive causal link between muscle adaptations to progressive resistance training and the functioning of the brain among those over the age of 55 with MCI.

High body mass index linked to cognitive decline in older adults!

Researchers have found that a higher body mass index can also negatively impact cognitive functioning in older adults.

Early use of weed may lower IQ, affect brain function

Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal substance in the world. 

Is your workplace dull, unhygienic? You may be at risk of cognitive disorders!

As per a new research, spending long time at such workplace can hamper your brain function, leading to a decline in reasoning, memory, attention and language capabilities.

Keep busy to boost your mental health!

The study found that older adults who are packed with schedules fare better in brain health, specifically cognitive function, than their less busy peers.

Healthy heart elevates brain function

Following the health metrics of Life's Simple 7 can reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks, even among the elderly," said study lead author Hannah Gardener from the University of Miami.

Scientists replicate folding human brain in 3D in lab

Understanding how the brain folds could help unlock its inner workings and unravel brain-related disorders as function often follows form.

`Skunk-like` weed risks your brain

The study found that frequent use of high potency cannabis was linked to significantly higher mean-diffusivity (MD), a marker of damage in white matter structure.

Enhancing brain function may curb memory loss

The study expands scientists' understanding of neuroplasticity, the ability of neural pathways to grow in response to new stimuli.

Action video games improve brain function: Study

Action video games -- which feature quickly moving targets, include large amounts of clutter, and that require the user to make rapid, accurate decisions - have particularly positive cognitive impacts, says a new study.